Yarmouk University

country rank  4
world rank  3366

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University Overview

Established in 1976, Yarmouk University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Irbid (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan, Yarmouk University (YU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Yarmouk University (YU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 42 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name جامعة اليرموك
Acronym YU
Founded 1976
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address PO Box 566
Irbid (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
21163 Irbid
Jordan
T +962 (2) 721 1111
F +962 (2) 727 4725

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Yarmouk University
Irbid 21163
+962 (2) 721 1111

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Yarmouk University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan


Year of first Accreditation
1976

Affiliations

  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Association of Arab Universities (AARU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018